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Old 01-11-2009, 11:10 AM   #1
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Idle problems

I have a 2005 wrangler with a 4 cyclinder 6 speed, when the air conditioner is running the engine dies when I stop. I am at a loss for what is going on. Can anyone help me out?

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Old 01-12-2009, 01:15 PM   #2
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If it's still under warranty I would let the dealer do it. If not, see what the idle rpm is
with the air off. Then call the dealer and ask what the idle should be. It may be too low
causing the engine to die when a/c is on.

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Old 01-12-2009, 05:59 PM   #3
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Thanks! A good starting place I appreciate the help!
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Old 01-12-2009, 06:04 PM   #4
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For those of us that live in the cold...don't turn the a/c on!!!
My strength is made
perfect in weakness.
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AC what's that?
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Old 01-12-2009, 06:29 PM   #6
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Yes, take it to the dealer since it's under warranty but my guess is the IAC (idle air control) that gives the engine all of its air at idle is dirty and sticking so the engine isn't getting enough air at idle. The IAC is mounted on the side of the throttle body and passes air for the engine to run on into the side of the throttle body when you are not stepping on the accelerator pedal.

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